Classroom for 80 students in Ogun State, Nigeria
Africa / Africa

Child Poverty Post 2015

Classroom for 80 students in Ogun State, Nigeria

 The Millennium Development Goals (MDG) is by nature progressive, to be built upon and scaled up. As 2015 draws close to an end, development experts globally are exploring new sets of goals. A more suitable approach may be tackling the challenges discovered and scaling up on MDG …

Nigerian Police
Africa / Blog

Change Builds on What Works

Osborne, Ikoyi

In Nigeria, the new government’s election campaign was centered on the idea of change as an event, as opposed to the reality of change as a process.

Three months into the APC led government, Boko Haram remains a challenge, the absence of a finance minister sees the Naira depreciating daily, suddenly,  its seems what …

Dustbin estate
Africa / Blog

Why Economic Growth and Inequality and Poverty co-exist in Africa

Dustbin estate slum in Lagos

Following Jeffery Sach’s ‘the end of poverty and Bill Easterly’s ‘the white man’s burden’, Paul Collier presents another perspective on the causes of poverty and what can be done about it, in ‘the bottom billion’. In it Paul Collier breaks down the cause of poverty into four categories; conflict, natural …